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“The Hockey Sweater: A Musical skates to a triumph!” westmountmag.ca
  • Book and Lyrics Emil Sher
  • Music and Lyrics Jonathan Monro
  • Based on the short story "The Hockey Sweater" by Roch Carrier
  • Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore

NAC English Theatre Presentation

A Segal Centre (Montreal, QC) Production. Developed with support from the National Arts Centre’s National Creation Fund.

It’s 1940s Quebec – Habs country – and young Roch proudly wears his #9 hockey sweater day and night, until it is too small and worn to last another season. But a new sweater, sent by Mr. Eaton himself, inadvertently puts young Roch in enemy colours, fighting on and off the ice to maintain his sense of belonging.

Roch Carrier’s timeless tale has charmed generations of children and adults with its themes of loyalty, acceptance and hockey glory. Standing on the shoulders of that most Canadian of stories, The Hockey Sweater: A Musical is a magical and energetic addition to the growing canon of Canadian musical theatre. 

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Artists

  • Book and Lyrics Emil Sher
  • Music and Lyrics Jonathan Monro
  • Based on the short story "The Hockey Sweater" by Roch Carrier
  • Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore
  • Original short story translated into English by Sheila Fischman
  • Original short story published by House of Anansi Press
  • Musical Direction Jonathan Monro
  • Orchestrator Oran Eldor
  • Set and Costume Designer Michael Gianfrancesco
  • Costume Co-Designer Louise Bourret
  • Lighting Designer Luc Prairie
  • Projection Design Normal Studio
  • Head of Sound Peter Balov
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